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UN: 2000-2009 could be Earth’s warmest decade ever

COPENHAGEN (AP) — A leaked Danish document at the U.N. climate conference provoked angry criticism Tuesday from developing countries and activists who feared it...

Tough bargaining still ahead at UN climate talks

COPENHAGEN (AP) — After a week of U.N. climate talks, some money is finally on the table and a draft agreement has been circulated....

Developing countries block UN climate talks

COPENHAGEN (AP) — U.N. climate talks were thrown into disarray Monday as developing countries blocked negotiations, demanding that rich countries raise their pledges for...

Developing countries boycott UN climate talks

COPENHAGEN (AP) — China, India and other developing nations boycotted U.N. climate talks Monday, bringing negotiations to a halt with their demand that rich...

UN chief: Time to stop climate finger-pointing

COPENHAGEN (AP) — Rich and poor countries must "stop pointing fingers" and increase their pledges to cut greenhouse gas emissions to salvage the faltering...

Protesters try to disrupt UN climate talks

COPENHAGEN (AP) — Danish police say hundreds of protesters are marching toward the U.N. climate conference in Copenhagen in an attempt to disrupt talks...

UN climate negotiators look to US for fresh ideas

COPENHAGEN (AP) — U.N. climate negotiators looked Wednesday to the United States to bring fresh ideas — perhaps in the form of extra billions...

Diplomatic frenzy at final day of UN climate talks

COPENHAGEN (AP) — A diplomatic frenzy enveloped the final day of the U.N. climate conference Friday, with President Barack Obama twice meeting privately with...

Climate deal bogged down in UN plenary

COPENHAGEN (AP) — A climate deal brokered by President Barack Obama with China and other emerging powers is being bogged down by arguments between...

Forest plan gets ax at UN climate talks

COPENHAGEN (AP) — A plan to protect the world's biologically rich tropical forests was shelved early Saturday after world leaders failed to agree on...

UN conference recognizes climate deal

COPENHAGEN (AP) — The U.N. climate conference has agreed to recognize a political accord brokered by President Barack Obama with China and other emerging...

UN chief says ‘we have a deal’ on climate change

COPENHAGEN (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says "we have a deal" after a climate conference in Copenhagen decided to recognize a political accord...

Forest plan gets the ax at UN climate talks

COPENHAGEN (AP) — A plan to protect the world's biologically rich tropical forests by paying poor nations to protect them was shelved Saturday after...

UN climate chief urges avoiding blame over summit

AMSTERDAM (AP) — The top U.N. climate official said Wednesday that though the Copenhagen global warming summit went sour, countries should avoid blaming each...

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